Henry County Newswire

Henry County Newswire

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  1. Snow days can leave some children hungryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... it could be that a child misses a meal -- this is always a concern of mine." Monica Hatchett, a spokeswoman for Henry County Public Schools, wrote that all of the school district's students receive free breakfast and free lunch because of the ...

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  2. School systems debating when to make up snow daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... website and digital newspaper replica. Please click Sign Up to subscribe, or Login if you are already a member. Henry County, Martinsville city and Patrick County public schools all will be closed for students today for the fourth straight day. ...

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  3. Holiday decorations: a thing of beauty can become hazardousRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... thought they [family members] put in the gifts, to see it destroyed and taken away a just adds to the pain." Henry County Fire Marshal Lisa Garrett said that according to the National Fire Protection Association, half of home Christmas tree fires ...

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  4. Multi-million-dollar grant will help PHCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... looked at it as a direct investment in helping to develop the workforce of the future here in Martinsville and Henry County," said DeWitt House, Senior Program Officer at the Harvest Foundation, a local non-profit group that offers grants to ...

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  5. Power outages in parts of Martinsville, Henry and Patrick countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... apps. Appalachian Power (AEP) has reported that by Monday that a few hundred customers in the Martinsville, Henry County and Patrick County area are without power. a One hundred fifteen customers along and near Stony Mountain Road were without ...

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  6. In their words: locals talk about riding out - or enjoying - the stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... can reach your home. We appreciate your patience and understanding. Allison Wagoner (right), daughter of Henry County Deputy Administrator Dale Wagoner, and Ceila Shively playing with the dog Brown Sugar on Sunday. Allison Wagoner (right), daughter ...

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  7. By the numbers: a look at the storm that hit Martinsville and Henry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... your home. We appreciate your patience and understanding. At least a foot of snow fell on Martinsville and Henry County on Sunday, and according to Meteorologist Ben Gruver with the National Weather Service in Blacksburg, the winter storm can be ...

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  8. City manager: roads looking better; driveways are the tricky partRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... The main streets are clear and in great shape, and some could be dry by day's end (Monday)." Martinsville and Henry County received more than a foot of snow on Sunday, according to Meteorologist Ben Gruver with the National Weather Service in ...

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  9. PHOTOS: Snow blitzes the regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... been transformed into a winter wonderland. As much as a foot of snow is expected to blanket Martinsville and Henry County, according to the National Weather Service in Blacksburg. Some local areas could potentially receive as much as 18 inches of ...

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  10. Snowfall is one for the record booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... final amounts are tallied, Sunday's snowstorm could end up being one for the record books for Martinsville and Henry County, said Meteorologist Patrick Wilson with the National Weather Service in Blacksburg. By 7 a.m. on Sunday, Wilson said, ...

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  11. New charity fund to honor sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Serving Western Virginia, according to a foundation release. A Patrick County High School graduate born in Henry County, Beau Beasley died from a heart attack in February 2017 at the age of 36. He held an Associate's Degree in Administration of ...

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  12. Weather forecast has people prepping for snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... double his order. We just told him we'd take every piece of bread he could get his hands on." Martinsville and Henry County are on track to receive the first winter storm of the year Sunday, said Meteorologist Patrick Wilson with the National ...

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  13. Planning commission recommends RV park plans for StanleytownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... or Login if you are already a member. A new RV park could be coming to Stanleytown next year following a Henry County Planning Commission recommendation Wednesday night. The commission unanimously recommended that the Henry County Board of ...

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  14. Weather forecast brings reschedule for "Annie: The Musical"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... of "Annie" will continue as planned. Tickets for the 2 p.m. show are for sale online and at the Martinsville-Henry County Visitor's Center or can be ordered from the Patrick Henry Community College Switchboard. Patrons who have purchased advance ...

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  15. Snow could be on the way for the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Winter weather is on its way to Martinsville and Henry County, but it's still unclear what kind of precipitation the area will receive, not to mention how much of it.

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  16. The Harvest Foundation awarded a three-year, $5.8 million grant to Patrick Henry Community College.Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Franklin News-Post

    ... needs of local industry. We are happy to support this integral part in our overall goal of growing Martinsville-Henry County's economy." There are nearly 500 nursing jobs in PHCC's service area, according to the grant application and more than 6,500 ...

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  17. Stroller: If you want your coffee to stay warm longer, what should you add to it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... in the community. Several people spoke at the service. Desmond Kendrick, who with deHart ran the Martinsville-Henry County Historical Museum, said that deHart regularly would say, "The intelligent man is not the man who knows everything but knows ...

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  18. Locals comment on the late former President George H.W. BushRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... grounds of his presidential library at Texas A&M, according to The Associated Press. John Scott, chair of the Henry County Republican Committee, said of Bush: "He was a very skilled president." Scott also described him as "cautious, a strong leader ...

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  19. Research projects begin in area hard-hit by opioidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... two-year research project led by Virginia Tech has its initial meeting last month. The city of Martinsville and Henry County have some of the highest rates of unintentional opioid overdoses in the state. And a federal report last year found that ...

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  20. the Stroller: What artificial sweetener was accidentally discovered...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Annual Christmas Toy Drive is revving up this Saturday. The drive benefits Grace Network of Martinsville and Henry County. Between 3 to 5 p.m. and 8 to 9 p.m., people who donate $60 will be able to ride around the Speedway with Speedway President ...

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